HTML5 WebCamp Lab Setup Instruction
HTML5 WebCamp is coming up soon. It’s time to setup all the software on your laptop and get ready for a successful WebCamp.
STEP1: Install Following Software on your machine
- Go to WebMatrix Download
- Click the green button Install WebMatrix to install WebMatrix
- It may take a while to complete the installation. Be patient.
After you successfully installed WebMatrix, go to WebPlatform Installer (can access from windows start menu if it is not started yet) and select Products (on the top) and Tools on the left side bar, you should see Microsoft WebMatrix as shown below.
Visual Web Developer 2010 Express
In WebPlatform Installer, scroll to Visual Web Developer Express 2010 SP1 and click the button Add to install the Visual Studio Express tool.
If you haven’t installed Visual Web Developer Express 2010 yet, the Web Platform Installer will first install it first. Follow the instruction to install it first.
Then install Visual Web Developer Express 2010 SP1 which contains SP1 updates.
After you have successfully installed Visual Web Developer Express, you should see an Installed status .
- Download and install Web Standards Update for Visual Studio SP1
- Click Download button, and then
- Click Run button to install the Web Standards Update Extension
STEP 2: Download labs!
Don’t have a Windows machine?
Don’t worry, there are plenty of options to get the most out of HTML5 WebCamp! Labs are only the last couple hours of the day, and you are also welcome to engage with speakers, proctors, and fellow attendees who will be happy to give you demos. Nevertheless, please consider using a virtual machine, downloading and installing a trial version of Windows 7, or practice some pair programming with another attendee.
When should I arrive?
Our sessions will be starting promptly at 8:45 AM, so be sure to arrive 30 minutes early for check-in and set up.
See you all there!